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that race is one of many factors considered in the admissions process. >> we believe the educational benefits and diversity are so important that they're worth fighting for all the way to the united states supreme court. he says the impact will reach beyond the campus. >> they are set -- this is a setback for our students and society. >> the justices will likely make a decision next year. >> there is much more news ahead on 11 news at 6:00 p.m. >> a cold front coming through tonight. tonight. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. earning 1% cash back it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it
has degree. >> you educate a man, and to educate him. you educate a woman, and you educate a family. >> you would have graduated in 1959 but she started a family instead. she took classes but could never earn enough credits so she wrote school asking for some recognition and that more than e expected. there it is. an actual degree. good for her. never too old to graduate. >> the 80-year plan. when we switched to fios, we got better tv, better phone, better internet. [ male announcer ] it's time to get mre for your money. upgrade to verizon fios iernet, tv d phone with our best price online: just $84.99 a month, guaranteed for one year with no annual contract. internet is absolutely imperative for school nowadays. look up this, write an essay on that. my life is greatly improved because of fios. male announcer ] don't wait! switch to fios for a super-low $84.99 a month for a year with no annual contract. visit verizon.com/superoffer. contact the verizon center for customers with disabilities welcome to life on fios. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >> it will be a sunny day for most of the day
door-to- door to educate voters on the issues. >> you go out there, they say, oh, this is important, and i think it's really effective. >> reporter: the republicans are employ employing the same strategy. >> it's a matter of seeing what's on tv, and in the mail, and then that direct contact brings it all home. >> reporter: we spoke with a lot of people out are on the street who have not yet made up their minds. >> there's a lot more investigating to do. >> i'm still reading some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it's actually really rude, and bad when people are trying to sway us. it's a really personal opinion, and i think everyone is entitled to that. >> i feel like i'm intelligent enough and that i can make up my own mind. >> reporter: still door-to- door campaigning won't end anytime soon. >> in the final analysis, it does improve turnout, and so for now we're stuck with this system, we'll see what the future holds. >> both president obama and mitt romney spent the day rallying voters in key battleground states. they are making
opportunities in the area of travel, technology, education, so there is fun, live entertainment on a main stage continuously indifferent genre's of music and it is a fun way of coming and getting valuable information. >> sure. it sounds great. thank you so much joanne. the baby boomer and senior expo 25th anniversary. >> thank you so much. >> thank you for joining us today on maryland's spotlight. >>> welcome to maryland's spotlight. i'm kim knight. the 25th anniversary of the senior expo is coming up in maryland in october and a heavy presence there will be st. joseph's medical center. one thing we'll touch on is diabetes and other health related issues. eva gonzalez, you're from the diabetes center. let's talk about diabetes and how baby boomers, how does that affect them. >> it affects them in that they are at higher risk not just because of the aging process, but obesity is driving the pref lense of type 2 and there are a lot of things we can do to inform people who are coming to the event but it is just important to know that those two things combined are definitely increasing the pref len
the ability to have higher education options. the school system is not ready to continue as planned. more than willing to take some of these turnaround schools and turn them into charter schools. today is day seven of the teachers strike in evergreen park. some teachers camped out last night, while their union met with school officials over a new contract. the ten hour session ended at two thirty in the morning, with no resolution. both sides say they're still far apart on teachers salaries and benefits. negotiators won't meet again until later this evening. wood family foundation breaks ground on kerry wood cubs field the wood family foundation celebrates the groundbreaking of kerry wood cubs field baseball stadium in partnership with chicago cubs, the ricketts family, chicago cubs charities, chicago park district, chicago public schools, turner construction alderman ameya pawar, and clark park advisory council. the stadium, located in the avondale area north of the city, will include seating for 1,100 spectators and fans and will be operated by the chicago park district. while its purpos
for the state of maryland. >> keeping the educational dramatic on the books could help boost the state's economy according to a report just out. the dramatic could -- dream act arrogance to attend college. the report estimates over time the dramatic could have $66 million to state coffers. >> these are estimates based on the assumption that 4500 brenman students to give marriage of -- take advantage of education. all across the state, local supporters have been trying to convince maryland voters to keep the law on the books. if that happens, high-school graduates who live in the state could pay in state tuition. >> if you have lived here in yoyour whole life you should get help from the state to be educated. >> they finished a policy brief. they said it shows the financial benefits of passing the dream act. >> no matter what assumptions we make, the results are that the benefits will greatly outweigh the costs. >> part of their assumption is this is an investment to increase the lifetime earnings of those who benefit. through jobs in tax revenue. >> we look at the debate and saw that there was n
: to the benefit of educating the maritime industry and creating jobs. >> no one's really done this before to be able to maintain ships like this and to be able to exfoliating paint. >> reporter: thanks to a solid scrap metal market 15 ships are making money as opposed to an environmental mess and there's more war that came from. patrick sedillo cbs 5 -- there's more where that came from. patrick sedillo, cbs 5. >>> before we get to 90s, we have other stuff to get through, ro. >> i think first, dana and i, she says it was cooler than yesterday. i think the only way, right here. >> let's go. >> throw down. >> it was definitely a couple of degrees warmer than yesterday. let's pinpoint the temperatures. we were unseasonably cool up to 14 degrees today in san jose only topping off at 63. santa rosa about 11 degrees below normal. san francisco typically we should be at 70 but instead today 61. and we should be at 79 in livermore but instead today a pair of sixes. now our live cbs 5 weather camera indicates that clouds are trying to clear out. official sundown at 6:35. temperatures now into the
her children, especially her daughters, to get an education. >> you educate a man, you educate an individual, you educate a woman, you educate a family, and that's what i feel like. >> in santa clara, sergio quintana, abc7 news. >> the degree is dated august, 1959, and it's in home economics. a discipline that doesn't exist at san jose anymore but faculty felt she had enough earned credits. >>> >>> barry manilow is hitting the winning note for san jose public schools e has donated a yamaha piano to launch a musical instrument drive for the school. if you donate a new or gently-used instrument at the hp pavillion box office by december 6th you will get two tickets to man low's concert on the same night. it's all part of the man low music project. >>> that sounds like a fair trade. >> the space shuttle is moving slowly, much more slowly than i said. ite not due to be at the museum until about 9:00 ton. >> okay. >> the cloud cover is moving slowly out of here. it's been really gray the last couple days but making for an autumn-like feel to the weather. today can you see the cresce
in the head and neck. an advocate for girls education, writes a blog for the bbc under the life, the tale ban. >>> all eyes are on the nationals. not literally, but we're watching as they get closer to the world series. and here's more from outside of baltimore park. >> and this is's must win to stay alive k. they force it tonight? this is underway going into the bottom of the 7th and tied at one. the fans here have gotten up plenty of times and the stolo run off of the bat of adam laroche and the fourth starter in the rotation and saving the best for the sixth-inning pitch and -- pitch. one earned run, zero earned runs, three hits allowed and have some redskins news to get to and rg3, of course, back at practice and how did he fair? and the latest leg, they will meet him when the news edge at 6 continues. gary. >> and thanks, scott. >>> listen, a great day all around. superday for baseball. you know that. looks like we continue with a good looking forecast. we'll have it for you. stay with us, the edge will continue. lett me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama cou
then efforts to help educate people about fire prevention and safety have increased it. takes something like this to happen to make people think. just can't imagine what they're going through. the family and friends hovered around as they tried to figure out what happened here. the cause of the fire not known. where it started, not known. whether there were working smoke detectors in the home, not known. but a grandmother and four grandchildren are dead. >> the city had a very significant loss last evening with the matriarch of the family perished along with the four grandchildren. the fire is being investigated. we stand in support of the family as they try to get through this tragedy. >> it takes a tragedy like this to make people think of fire prevention. is my house safe. could i get out. until now fire deaths were down along with the number of fires and injuries. a program gave out free smoke alarms with a 10-year lithium batteries. they are hoping the 5200 they gave out last year will make a deference -- that and more education on what to do. >> we want people to call 311 to make sure
to get an education. >> you educate an individual, you educated a woman, you educate a family. that is how i feel. >> reporter: sergio quintana, abc7 news. >> katie: the degree is dated august 1959 and in home economics a discipline that doesn't exist at san jose anymore. >> barry manoilow is hitting a winning note. he has donated a yamaha piano to launch a drive for the school. if you donate or gently iced instrument at hp pavilion box office will you get two tickets to his concert on the same night. it's all part of the music project. sounds great when the schools struggle to keep music programs alive today. >> singing a different tune, the atmosphere still cool and 40s and 50s around the bay. we'll talk about how much warmer it will get today. >> katie: and also next, a stung turn of events in washington. it's giving the giants home field advantage in the playoffs. larry beil has the highlights of [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken, barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down.
the mayor is asking officials to do in this morning's education awareness. ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. >> in this morning's education alert, new details about baltimore city schools. >> the mayor is calling on the district's ceo and school board to make changes. a state audit is expected to show a pattern of school system over spending and mismanagement. the mayor says the must bear responsibility for the negative findings. >> we have made tremendous amount of progress. that being said, i am sure that he wants to rectify this just like i want him to. i do not think he is satisfied. with the findings and that is why i expect he will be making corrective action as well as the school board. >> the mayor said the audit could impact the city's efforts in receiving state funding. >> still ahead, the latest on the developing story. >> overnight fire here in northeast baltimore claims the lives of five people, including four chil
is getting them registered, the second step is educating them on how to vote. >> we are really excited about question 6. >> the voter registration deadline in maryland is this coming tuesday. >> the time now 5:07. still ahead, smiles, smirks and smacked down. highlights from the vice presidential debate. >> here is a live look at traffic. looks fun right there. more weather and traffic when we come back. >> welcome back. the time now as 5:10. a live look downtown from our skycam. the city lights twinkling. the sun coming up at around 7:14. currently 40 degrees. of in the low 40's in the suburbs. today will be likely similar to yesterday. a lot of areas will see quite a bit of sunshine. a cold front approaching. watch out for breezy wind. guests could be up to 30 miles per hour. mountains come up to a sprinkle and the midday. orioles game in the bronx. >> this morning, the vice presidential candidates will be back on the campaign trail after a showdown last night in the kentucky. >> halle, where the polls saying so far? >> we are waking up this morning in the polls really do not show a clear
daughters, to get an education. >> you educate a man, you educate an individual, you educate a woman, you educate a family, and that's what i feel like. >> in santa clara, sergio quintana, abc7 news. >> the degree is dated august, 1959, and it's in home economics. a discipline that doesn't exist at san jose anymore but faculty in the food sciences department did some digging and figured out she had earned enough credits so they granted the degree. >>> barry manilow is hitting the winning note for san jose public schools e has donated a yamaha piano to launch a musical instrument drive for the school. if you don't nate a new or gently used instrument at the box office by december 6th you will get two tickets to man low's concert on the same night. it's all part of the man low music project. >>> that sounds like a fair trade. do you have any spare instruments lying around at home? >> i don't think so. >> i never played any either, not well at least. >> we are looking at a much better forecast. many likes it gray and cool and that's what it's been the last couple days. as we look outside now
in pakistan to get an education. just ahead, we'll have an update on her condition. >>> and the space shuttle endeavour is long overdue. it's been a painstaking journey. it is still creeping to its final resting place. we'll have an update. stay with us. hey, whahat are you drinkin'? pumpkin coffee for the morning. and i've got my pumpkin k-cup packs for at home. now i can have my pumpkin coffee any time i want it. pumpkin's perfect. it's dunkin' with the press of a button. new pumpkin k-cup packs, only at dunkin' restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look...is only the beginning. ♪ ♪ introducing a stunning work of technology. ♪ introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. i'm drinking dunkin'. i'm just in love with the flavor. i get mine black. i don't want to take away from that pure taste. there's no other taste like it. america runs on dunkin' coffee. . >>> two navy vessels collide. pentagon officials are investigating why a submarine hit a navy cruiser off the u.s. east coast yesterda
in support of the state's dream act. >> up, up on education! the dream act is the controversial baltimore question that would allow in-state tuition rates. opponent say the law would be a financial burden on the state. a recent poll of more than 800 registered voters found that 58% support the measure and 34% oppose it. >> hundreds of volunteers were hard at work in baltimore saturday for the annual day of service. the ricky myers day of service is run by the non-profit civic works, the 10th year for the event. helped plant gardens, clean up parks and sort through donated goods. >> the main focus of our day and focus of ricky myers life was to celebrate volunteerism and that's what makes a day like today when 400 of us get together really special. >> since its inception, close to 30,000 people have volunteered with civic works. the baltimore city fire department hosted its thrill show to raise public awareness about fire safety. firefighters helped attendees create home evacuation plans and stressed the importance of smoke detectors. other attractions included a vehicle fire, the jaws of
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. three weeks before election day. >>> a pakistani girl shot by the taliban for speaking out for education for girls is showing improvement. she was able to move her legs and hands after the sedative was reduced. >>> the captain of the ship that went aground in january is now suing, claiming wrongful termination. francesco schettino is charged with abandoning the ship. >>> finally, get ready for this one, the million-muppet march. two men are planning the demonstration to defend public funding for pbs, after mitt romney's comments about the muppets and big bird in the first presidential debate. it is scheduled for three days before the election. that could change everything. >> that's game-changer. >>> time for the weather and over to ginger zee. >> let's start with aurora borealis. if you have never seen the northern lights, you get to see them right now. nice pictures from doug kiesling. whoa, look at those. maybe you'll get some clear nights to watch. a clear morning in some spots and cooling down. international falls, 28. can you find the cold front? it's pretty evident. 64 in chicago.
with information to give them a call. in an education alert, baltimore school superintendent has named the first school safety chief. the former head of student support services will be the new executive director of school safety and security. they created the position after perry hall high. and another situation were done was brought to a middle school. and a new state labor secretary today. he has served in the maryland apartment of human resources since november 2011. before that he sent -- spent 4.5 years as a secretary. could raise the planning a role in college admissions? the supreme court will hear arguments on using racial preferences and college admissions. the case brought by a white woman who claims the university of texas chose not to admit her because of her race. coming up on 11 news at noon, the film maker behind the anti- muslim bell blamed for the riots across the libyan world in court today. and picking up the issue of diplomatic security. that ahead as we cover the nation. nation. >> and republican-led house committee will hold a hearing on the diplomatic security. this one m
. >> the brave educators will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. perry hall high school guidance counselor will throw out the pitch and be accompanied by the student wounded on the first day of school. he tackled the gunman preventing workers -- preventing more violence. technically, this is october baseball. >> the weather is not a winner today. it is more like football whether it with the cold temperatures. we had rain this morning. i thought we might break out of it. most of the day, it was not raining. it was cloudy and threatening. this is a wide view showing the northeastern part of the state. i have circled baltimore to help you find the area. this is light rain shower activity with drizzle. this is the inner harbor. it is covered with rain right now. let me put this in motion to show you. a while back, it did not look bad. with the rain moving into the picture, we see scattered showers activity. the forecast for the game looks like this. for the start of the game, spotty showers and sprinkles. temperatures in the 50's. a light northwest wind. by 9:30, we expect readings into the 40
weekend on saturday: . >> in this morning's education alert, a state audit gives city school system a failing grade in bookkeeping. >> 11 news education reporter tim tooten has more. >> the legislative audit covers the years 2009 and 2010. it appears the buck stopped at central office where school officials failed to keep track of overtime and overpayments to employee. in one case, an employee was given a $57,000 annual leave payment twice. there were similar concerns raised about overtime. thomas barnacle is the state's acting legislative auditor. >> we found a number of discrepancies where the payments made couldn't be supported by the record and on top of that the supervisors couldn't explain why this were discrepancies. >> the state audit revealed the school system has done a poor job of debt collection. it found that as of may of last year, the district was owed for more than $4 million for accounts past due over 60 days. >> they have to establish better collection policies to make sure amounts owed are paid, especially as it relates to employees that haven't fulfilled work com
and this board of education than i have been in any other port of my career as ceo of the chicago public schools my focus every single day will be on our children nothing more. her background has been in producing a very good collaborative relationships with other unions so to me that's a signal from city hall. after a short to but angry seven school day teachers' strike the chicago teachers union is also ready to bow of a different way maybe now to one of a better relationship with city hall? >> i hope so because it can't get any worse. observers acknowledge this situation that's been billed to us with time. it was the mayor's call into that was the end of it. the teachers' strike in evergreen park is over students will return to the class room monday teachers and school leaders finalized their contract early tonight bringing to an end the nearly two weeks strike of more than 200 employees it left 1800 students out of the classroom. with every negotiation everybody gets something that they want. class is expected to resume monday in the district's four elementary and there is a tentative dea
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weeks before election day. >>> the pakistani girl shot by the taliban for speaking out about educating girls. she's now showing signs of improvement. malala yousafzai was able to move her hands and legs after her sedatives were reduced. >>> the captain of the ship that ran aground in january in italy is now suing claiming wrongful termination. francesco schettino still faces charges of manslaughter and abandoning the ship at a hearing this week. >>> finally, get ready for the -- check this one out -- million muppet march. two men are planning the demonstration to defend public funding for pbs, that's after mitt romney's comments about big bird at the first presidential debate. it should be something. it is scheduled three days before the election. million muppet march. check that out. that could change everything. >> that's a game changer. >>> time for the weather and over to ginger zee. >> good morning. let's go ahead and start with aurora borealis. if you've never seen the northern lights, you get to see them now, and some nice pictures from doug kiesling up in leaf lake, minnesota.
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symbol of the fight for freedom and the fight for all girls to get an education. we get an update on her condition today from nbc's amna nawaz. she covers pakistan for us >> reporter: good evening, less than three days after she was shot by the taliban coming home from her school, malala yousufzai is showing signs of improvement. doctors deemed her stable enough today to be taken from peshawar to islamabad. the new area, which is more equipped and has more equipment. she is not out of danger, she is still unconscious, but they are now putting her chances of survival at 70%. meanwhile, across pakistan, people continue to take to streets to condemn the taliban attack and support malala yousufzai. one demonstrator said if they kill her, ten more will come forward. >> thank you. >>> a sad update from the gulf of mexico tonight, the coast guard confirmed an oil slick there is consistent with oil from the deep water horizon well, the source of the worst oil disaster in u.s. history. experts are not sure exactly where this sheen is coming from. bp says it is most likely residual oil that was us
unfamiliar with the area could you tell us if the education business is sheer walls. >> there are firefighters going across the street out of camera view it looks like a nearby business on the other sides of the street where the rose the shutdown of the other businesses to be impacted. some of the motion to share walls. >> there is a cafe on the corner just to the right to see a structure with a number of windows is that part of the cafe or something different. >> it appears to be part of the cafe i have not had a chance to check on that. when i walked up there to be it looks to be part of the cafe. as he said there will be a major traffic implications. a big one for muni. >> as find out about that at impact on your commute. definitely a place to avoid if you are traveling on city streets incentives go. it is not west portal. the west portal tunnel is close this will affect the muni lines. they're setting up a bus bridge for passengers. keep in mind they do have a bus bridge on the way that was bridge will take you to st. francis' circle to downtown tam francisco onc
-year-old christopher ryan of redwood city was a veteran educator at logan high school. >> chris was a teacher here for 20 years. he thought english and social studies. >> he was someone that you knew knew a lot that he would be able to teach us. >> he was really nice. he talked a lot about college. he wanted to prep us all for it. >> reporter: today grief counselors were on hand as students were announced of ryan's death. ryan's family said they last saw him tuesday. but at this parking lot deputies found ryan's car just after 11:30 wednesday night. the next day ryan's body was found in the same general area. investigators would not comment on how ryan died. they did say the case is now in the case of coroner's office. back at james logan, students say they have lots of questions but more importantly ryan's presence will be missed. >> he had heart problems. i'm hoping it's something related to that instead of a murder or something like that. >> we're still trying to figure out exactly what happened but i've seen a lot of the teachers and everyone is just shocked. >> i work for t
educator at logan high school. >> chris was a teacher here for 20 years. he thought english and social studies. >> he was someone that you knew knew a lot that he would be able to teach us. >> he was really nice. he talked a lot about college. he wanted to prep us all for it. >> reporter: today grief counselors were on hand as students were announced of ryan's death. ryan's family said they last saw him tuesday. but at this parking lot deputies found ryan's car just after 11:30 wednesday night. the next day ryan's body was found in the same general area. investigators would not comment on how ryan died. they did say the case is now in the case of coroner's office. back at james logan, students say they have lots of questions but more importantly ryan's presence will be missed. >> he had heart problems. i'm hoping it's something related to that instead of a murder or something like that. >> we're still trying to figure out exactly what happened but i've seen a lot of the teachers and everyone is just shocked. >> i work for the book room, the lady there said that every morning he would c
the right of girls to get an education. >> we've seen a lot of rallies, gatherings for malala yousufzai this week. but i don't think there's any question, this one in karachi on sunday, one of the biggest yet. it's always hard to guess how many people are in these crowds. but by my estimation, there's at least 20,000 people here, maybe more. this gathering organized by the mqm, a political party that's already fiercely anti-taliban. they believe the taliban poses an immediate danger to pakistan and point to the attack on malala. messages for mahalia, saying our prayers with with you. and a banner that spans 20 football fields where demonstrators are writing get well wishes. obviously a lot of support here for this 14-year-old human rights activist. but here is what else you're seeing, intense outrage and anger aimed at the taliban. >> i want to crush the people who killed -- who tried to kill mahalia. >> reporter: you want to crush the taliban? >> of course. they should take necessary action. >> we are praying for her. >> reporter: it's that type of anger many here say could be a turnin
to raise public awareness about fire safety, the department's largest public education event of the year. firefighters created home evacuation plans and stressed smoke detectors. they featured jauss of life demonstration. still to come tonight, health officials are reporting more people have been effected by meningitis outbreak and special reunion for a soldier and his son coming up. vatican says the former butler for the pope will be getting a pardon. he was sentenced to 18 months in prison. for now, he is serving it under house arrest. he said he leaked the documents because he felt the pope wasn't being informed. a bus overturned in northern new jersey. eight of the injured passengers were in critical condition after this morning's crash in wayne, although none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. the bus was traveling from canada and not yet known what caused the crash. health officials say seven people have now died from a rare meningitis outbreak. the outbreak has spread to more than 60 people in nine states and infected two people in maryland, killing one. it has been
safety festival will educate people on crime and safety issues. also tonight's win was not the only big moment of the nationals game. checkout this heartwarming family reunion. >> i did not know what to do or say. i was very surprised. >> just very happy to see him after so many months. >> what is it like to see your dad? >> habeeb! -- happy! >> they lived in germany, but he has been serving in afghanistan for the past four and have my moments. mom and kids' food to our region for vacation without knowing that dad was in town. and the people are looking forward to tomorrow's game and the weather for the game as well. >> bundle up. but no rain. outside, this is how is it is around nationals park. the temperature outside right now is 53 degrees. tomorrow, the place will really be hopping again. the overnight low tomorrow night, by the way, we do have a freeze watch. it will be 31 degrees. it will not be that cold in washington. montgomery county, frederick county, that is for tomorrow night and into saturday morning. there will be a lot of spots near the freezing mark. here in washington
on tuesday. they didn't like the fact of her internet blogs promoting the education of girls. nbc has more now on the work to help that child. >> reporter: just three days after being gunned down by the taliban, 14-year-old malala yousafzai is already showing significant signs of improvement. today doctors have her stable enough to move her to a military facility just outside the capital of islamabad. it's better equipped, better resources and more importantly doctors say has a specialized pediatric care unit better suited for malala's recovery. she remains unconscious and on ventilator support, but now doctors say they can put her chances at survival at 70%. >> the whole of this country should be ashamed of themselves if they don't stand up to these guys. she's somebody's daughter. >> reporter: people continue to show support across the country, rallying for malala's country, they say if you kill one malala, ten more will emerge. >>> the space shuttle "endeavour" begins its final journey tomorrow. in the morning it will travel across los angeles to the california science center. the 12-mi
to continue her education at a four year school. >> right now i have to work to pay for sipping glasses. -- for certain classes. >> as the election nears, she and other students like are getting the support of well known clergyman. they gathered at morgan state university to announce their endorsement of the maryland dream act. if it passes, illegal immigrants who are maryland high school graduates would pay in state tuition if their parents pay taxes and a good to is college in state. >> and women and men -- young men and men who work hard, who speak our language, who work hard, can realize their full potential. >> not everyone is on board. >> it is going to cause a lot of money. $40,000 per student. for example, if you have 1000 students, that is $40 million a year. that taxpayers will have to pay. >> the fate of the dream at rest in the hands of voters. >> a recent poll of more than 800 registered voters found that 58% support the measure and 34% oppose it. reporting live, sheldon. >> thank you. a recent polls as 40% of registered voters believe paul ryan will outperform vice preside
of childcare administration. in 2005, now it's under the maryland state department of education so with that there's a huge focus on the importance of early education, curriculum, staff development and these children being ready to enter kindergarten. >> is that every childcare center coming under the board of edge or certain ones? >> every licensed daycare center or preschool. >> i did not know that. that means you'll have to have a certain teacher-to-child ratio and other things? >> it's always been the case but under the office of childcare was moreation, it focused around, is it a safe, nurturing, clean environment? do the children have adequate equipment and tools but now under msde, it's more curriculum focused, there are recommended curriculums centers are encouraged to follow. >> for parents, what should you be looking for when looking at childcare? >> as a father of five children and i'm -- two of them still in preschool, i walk through the hallways as a father first. does it feel good, is this a place i want to leave my children? at the curriculum, i'm looking at staff de
. with the dropout rate sky high in schools around the country, educators are working to keep the numbers down. coming up, the plan they are putting together in hopes of keeping kids inside the classroom. >>> thousands are getting ready to hit the streets for a worthy cause. how you can take part in the komen race for the cure. çÑ rod williams has come a long way. in 7th grade, missed 33 days of school and in danger of dropping out. >> there would be days i would stay home, play the game, eat, sleep, that's about it, watch telephone. he struggled to get passing grades at a school where he didn't feel the teachers cared. that's where karen weber came in. >> i saw him on the first day of school. one of the teachers who knew him said this boy hasn't been in school for days and days. this is going to be a different school year for you. we expect to see you here. >> reporter: at 17 he is a sophomore in high school with perfect attendance and grades improved. especially in math. >> i got b's and b pluses. >> reporter: [technical difficulties] maryland, the rate is 11%, one of six states tracking
a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> welcome back at 4:30. i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. >> jerry sandusky will spend between 30 and 60 years in prison. a judge issued that sentence today. it mean he will likely be behind bars for the rest of his life. earlier this year, sandusky was convicted on 45 counts of child sex abuse. sandusky maintained today his innocence and he does plan to appeal. >>> two polls are giving mitt romney a big healthy jump from his strong debate performance last week. the polls, done by gallup and the pew research center put him ahead among likely voters in the nation. however, gallup says some of romney's advantage is already dissipating. both candidates are in ohio today. >>> amtrak tr
education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> welcome back. what you are looking at is a snowy prelude to winter in our region. that is not my backyard, thank goodness. this was the scene just a few hours to the west, to our west on monday. snowshoe mountain in west virginia sent us this video of the first real snowfall. it started falling at about 9:00 monday morning and lasted until the afternoon. the resort won't open though until december. >> i don't know. they may think about it. >> that make me nervous just seeing that. >> that will be your house in two weeks. >> don't say that. that is not even our state. i'm going to be depressed just thinking about that. >> just think about skiing and all that. >> i'll think about a fire and staying inside. >> i know wisdom is happy this is not snow. a little bi
the state. you can read the entire audit on the education alert page of wbaltv.com. >> loved ones gathered this evening for a candlelight vigil to remember the lives of five family members who are killed in an early-morning fire in east baltimore. sheldon dutes joins us with more on the vigil and the latest on the investigation. >> firefighters say they are still trying to figure out where the fire started and what may have sparked the fire. relatives said there were smoke alarms in the home, but firefighters say based on the evidence that does not appear to be true at this time. dozens of loved ones gathered tonight to pray for the victims and families. stuffed animals and lighted candles decorate the entrance of the home where four children and their grandmother killed at an early-morning fire. a seven-euro was one of the victims. >> we both like to get on the trampoline. she was kind and generous. but she was a very lovable child. she hugged everyone. it is just so amazing that yesterday, she went around hugging everyone and telling them i love you. little did we know that would be the
girls have a right to education. the taliban accused her of quote western thinking. elizabeth palmer reports from islamabad. >> reporter: malala yousufzai is on a ventilator at the moment and she's still one sedation according to the pakistani military spokesman. she's in an army hospital. her condition is said to be stable and her surgical team says that at the moment there's no plan to move her abroad for more specialist treatment. malala yousufzai's shooting last week by taliban extremists in her home town near the afghan border has shocked the country. just 14 years old, she and two classmates also injured but less seriously were attacked after gunmen stopped their school bus. the girls say the men were specifically after malala yousufzai. it's no surprise. since 2009 defying local taliban edicts she's been a fearless campaigner for pakistani girls right to an education. unusually even some of the most conservative religious figures in pakistan have condemned the shooting. one group of clerics even issued a fatwa, specifically saying islam approves of women seeking knowledge. pak
. taliban said she shot her because she is an out speaken advocate for education for women and girls. >>> the romney team said it is not fair that wisconsin did not send ballots to dozens of americans overseas including military personnel at least 45 days before the election. >> it is unacceptable that our military men and women who allow us to speech peacefully at home at night might be denied the opportunity to choose their next commander in chief. >> we had 76 of the 100 clerks who missed the deadline and we have a number of redundancies built into the system. we know all the voters got their ballots and they could mark them and get them back so they will be counted. >> elections board said electronic transmission gets the ballot out and it is now up to voters to return it on time. >> they say service members stationed in remote and dangerous areas will have a hard time receiving and completing the ballots. >> they are saying no when it comes to taking a vacation. >> according to a a constitution did i at the government. they are cashing in on the vacation time for money instead.
that the revenue generated from gambling will not go to education and other essential services as promised. baker disputed that claim. you can see the entire viewpoint interview this sunday morning at 7:00 right here on nbc 4. >>> and with election day just 24 days away the pages of kids post are helping even the little ones understand politics. here is eun yang with that and some other items features this week. >> good morning. this weekend on kids post on tv political ads on tv, guinness records we see and waggy tails inquiry. joining us is tracy grant of "the washington post" kids post. nice to see you. >> good to be with you. >> first this week you're explaining political ads to your viewers and there have been so many of them. >> well that's right. and what we try to do in sunday's kids post is explain to kids ways in which political ads are an awful lot like other ads that they see whether for cereal or a hot toy and ways in which they're different. imagine, for example, if you a cereal ad in which it said, don't eat that other brand of cereal. it tastes soggy. that is sort of how political
to get out of playing this game? it's fun and a little educational. what is the point? >> really educational, right? it's really fun. no. the truth is i want people to focus on the economic issues. it's all about the debates. the country does face a lot of really serious fiscal issues. if not immediately, although we have created this artificial crisis in the fiscal cliff. it's really boring. people don't want to necessarily focus on how to make entitlement spending work. what do i care about 30 years if i'm 50? maybe it doesn't matter. so the economic team is really important to fixing this. and it's my view basically whoever wins, whether it's obama or romney, is basically going to have one big docier flopped in their lap. it's either we've gone over the fiscal cliff and have you to deal with it in reverse, or we've kicked the can down the road and done a patch that gets us to july 4th to be patriotic and we have another physical cliff to not go over. to do that you have to reach across the aisle and work with democrats and republicans to get something done. so that, to me, is
is already on probation for ncaa violations and colleges nationwide are working to boost education requirements for athletes. >> i think he tweeted out what a lot of guys are thinking, which is we're here to play football. we're here to play basketball. this is merely a stepping ground of getting to the next level. >> reporter: the next level and dream of going pro, just like in the movies. >> show me the money! >> reporter: but in reality the majority of college athletes don't make it that far. according to the ncaa's own statistics, less than 2% of college athletes will play professional football, making an education that much more important. >> the average nfl player plays less than five years, so even if you do play in the nfl, you want to have a life afterwards. >> reporter: jones, the freshman, has yet this season to make it from the practice field to playing in a game. meanwhile, the university issued a statement reminding student athletes to remember not to post anything that could embarrass themselves, their team, teammates, the university, their family, or other groups, o
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